“I thank Governor Andrew Cuomo for this responsibility and look forward to being a member of the Board of Trustees and serving in the governance and oversight of the Authority. The New York Power Authority is America's largest state power organization working with businesses, non-profits and municipalities while supporting thousands of jobs and reducing public sector costs and does this without any tax revenue or state credit. I look forward to assisting business in keeping their power costs down so they can expand and be competitive.” This appointment is a unpaid, uncompensated five yea
County Executive Picente will be on hand to discuss national strategies for Transportation, Infrastructure, Legislative priorities and other topics effecting Counties with a National Perspective
On Friday County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. along with NYSAC Executive Director will be attending the National Council of County Association Executives (NCCAE) and the State Association Presidents & Executive Directors Meeting January 8th and 9th.
County Executive Picente has made available an RFP for Funding Arts and Culture and STEM Education Via Oneida Settlement Money
On Monday County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced Oneida County’s Requests for Proposals for funding that has been allocated in the 2015 budget for Arts and Culture and STEM Education through the Partners in Prosperity Funding.
"I was saddened to hear of the loss of Governor Mario Cuomo. He was truly one of the great giants of the Empire State. In my encounters with the former Governor I found him to be a genuine and humble man who cared deeply about New York and its residents. A first generation Italian American, Mario Cuomo has been a shining example of what we all can accomplish with perseverance. From Jamaica, Queens he rose to national prominence with a gift for electrifying oratory, still studied in classrooms today.
Testing capabilities being deployed in region are first in US One of the first cross-regional projects to receive REDC funding
1 Millionth Fresh Fuel Gallon Sold
Today County Executive Picente announced the 1millionth fresh fuel gallon sold this year. This is the first time that Griffiss has sold/dispensed 1 million gallons of fresh fuel we have met this goal ahead of projections. Through the combined efforts of Million Air and Griffiss International Airport Team, this milestone has been made possible.
“Eleanor and I are saddened by the passing of Charles Lanigan. Mr. Lanigan was the very first County Executive here in Oneida County in 1963. The legacy he left is in the example he set as the Chief Executive of our County. He had vision and leadership abilities that every County Executive should try to emulate. His accomplishments were monumental, from securing Utica as the County Seat of government, construction of a new County Office Building, a catalyst for the creation of the SUNY Campus in Oneida County and leading the region through a fundamental change in government.
Oneida County Emergency Services Is Now Employing New Technology To Allow For Texting.
On Wednesday County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced a new service where people can text 911 to alert the nature of an emergency and its location.
County Executive Picente said “When we began our consolidation of a countywide 911 system we had in mind these very advances. The goal was to create a system that was more efficient while leveraging the best practices and technologies available.”
First unmanned aircraft system flies at Griffiss FAA test site, part of testing to integrate UAS into class D airspace